"I said last season I trust a lot what the club has done because I know them".
"I guess we are going to drop points, because it is nearly impossible if we go ahead in all competitions not to drop points", said the 48-year-old.
Within a minute of the restart, however, Sterling put City ahead with a controversial goal that was initially ruled out for offside before referee Paul Tierney changed his mind after lengthy consultation with his assistant. "For three months we wait to be top of the league and now we have to try and win our games". I don't want to just score goals but important goals and help the team.
"I'm not too much concerned or anxious about what people say if we win the title just because what happens now with UEFA".
'But it was a nervous few seconds waiting for him to make the decision, but I was happy to see him give it.
Guardiola said the Premier League was lagging behind other European countries which had already implemented VAR in their top-flight leagues.
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Allegri presented a united front with Juventus' owners this week following reports of a rift in the aftermath of their 2-0 loss to Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
'But it's a great way to cap the hat-trick off and I am really happy and pleased that the team got a massive three points and that's the most important thing'.
I am sorry if it (the first goal) is offside but we deserve to win.
- Watford have lost all 10 of their Premier League games against sides starting the day top of the table, scoring just nine goals and conceding 29.
Gerard Deulofeu pulled one back within 17 seconds of being brought on as a substitute but Pep Guardiola's men never looked threatened as they moved on to 74 points from 30 games, four clear of Liverpool, who host Burnley today.
Yet the breakthrough for Pep Guardiola's side did not arrive until the minute following half-time, frustrated in the first half by a stubborn Watford performance that was eventually broken by a goal that should have been ruled out.
'I think if I have to take my decision again, I'll do it the same way'.